Black shoes what's your style?
Over the years I have come to the conclusion that black leather shoes aren't terribly versatile. Take the shoe pictured above. I wouldn't wear that with anything less than a suit. Which means I can wear them to work or when I am wearing a suit at a social gathering. Brown, and variations thereof, make up most of my collection these days. I can wear them with jeans and tweed, a suit, slacks and a sport coat, the lis goes on. When I do wear black shoes though, I prefer simplicity. I recently purchased these...
Allen Edmonds Flatiron. Sleek lines and a simple medallion.
- Black calf Oxford, plain cap toe (EG Chelsea on the 82 last)
- Black calf Oxford, austerity brogue (EG Beaulieu on the 82 last) ** Also like the Saint Crispin austerity brogue "104" in Black but don't own a pair
I personally love black shoes just as much as dark brown ones, I generally dislike tan and cordovan shoes.